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Need help guys, Pleez REED or Read??

I have a nice baritone saxophone that i just bought for $1,400. The only thing is though that im not too sure what make or mo…

10 years ago
by kneejerk52 (397 posts)

Your Experience on Selmer SBA Alto

Would be delighted to hear your view (no matter it would be gd, bad or ugly....) on SBA Alto and how does it compare with oth…

10 years ago
by ppamhk (4 posts)

Mark VI Help

I'm a senior in high school this year, and i got suckered into buying a not-so-good LA Sax a few years ago. I really want to…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Grafton Plastic

I have a Grafton Plastic in good condition. Does anybody know what its worth?

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

More praise for the Conn 10M

I posted a couple days ago about a replacement case for a 1956 10M. I just wanted to post and say that i just recently acquir…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

OLD SELMER

How old is my selmer? Modele 26 no. 5535 . I believe it was made before the mark six's.

10 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

Martin Indiana Tenor Serial No. 62000

I was offered buying a Martin Indiana Tenor Sax (Serial No. 62000) quite cheap. It needs some readjustments and the High F s…

10 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

Could someone break it down for me?

Hi! I am an all-state alto saxophonist playing on a 98 Knight series cannonball I purchased in 7th grade for $3000 to $4000.…

10 years ago
by sonnyrollins57 (17 posts)

New and old

Hi. And excuse me if the question is dumb. Which of the new saxophones (alto) would have a sound closer to the Conn 6m of th…

10 years ago
by reallynewtothis (15 posts)

Renet Guenot Tenor

A neighbor of mine is selling a Renet Guenot A Doucet silver plated Tenor he got in the late fourties in an Australian pawn s…

10 years ago
by darkmoon7 (1 post)

Julius Keilwerth Sax Problem?

hi all.. i've got a julius keilwerth vintage sax a few months ago.. and the seller told me it was 45 yrs old.. i check websit…

10 years ago
by Sazzy_Sax (14 posts)

conn 10m tenor neck

a buddy of mine got a hold of his grandfathers naked lady 10m, but it has the wrong neck. in fact the neck doesn't fit and ha…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

Buescher True Tone New Case

hi i have a true tone and i need a new case for it. if anyone knows a place where i can get cases that will fit a 1925 true t…

10 years ago
by Dave_truetone_UK (1 post)

1955 Conn Stencil

Hi everyone. This is my first time on the forum. Wondering if you guys can help me out. My 11 yr old son plays alto sax. He c…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Alto conn gold pearl artist engraving made for lafleurLondon

HI if anyone can give me information about my recently acquired Alto conn number M252160 gold pearl keys artist engraving mad…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Buescher soprano query

Can anyone help me identify this one. It is a Buescher silver plated soprano. Its serial number is 504-28. I've been told it…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)

Buescher Aristocrat Tenor S 40. Pro model ?

I have just bought a silverplated Tenor Buescher with an inside golden bell. Serial n° 377 XXX S 40 in perfect condition. Ca…

10 years ago
by rone 29 (1 post)

Search for a Conn successor

Hey everyone, I'm new here, but seems like there's a lot of good info and knowlege, so... I'm thinking very seriously about r…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

a good tenor for under 700 bucks

Any thoughts on what kind of tenor can be had for $700 or less? I currently play alto and would like to start tenor too.

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Best pads for a Conn 157xxx Chu Berry?

I've wanted a Chu-berry for so long, and I'm so thrilled I finally have one!!! Wooo!!!! Sorry, I'm excited. But anyways, I b…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

A Conn 6M or a "transitional"?

I am looking at a Conn alto sax. Its serial number is M249,XXX- so 1932 is the year of manufacture.-The seller says that it i…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Old Saxophones

I'm playing on a Yamaha Custom YAS 875 and I love it. I've had it for about a year now. I bought it from a saxophone teacher…

10 years ago
by jimmyfisher60@mail.com (1 post)

I need to know about Buescher True Tones

hi i was wondering about buying my second true tone on ebay and i've been seeing quite a couple laquered looking true tones w…

10 years ago
by connsaxman_jim (2336 posts)

Engraving....

So was the pattern of the engraving on the Mk VI pretty much standard or did the engraver take some artistic liberties? The r…

10 years ago
by Elite Studios (1 post)

Paul Desmond

Hi, ive been looking for a new mouthpiece and been looking into the vintage and also newer mpcs for a paul desmond sound...do…

10 years ago
by definition (963 posts)
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